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? >> just one. mr. king, if you can hear me, i was wondering if there's anything that the unions can actually do to deprive some of the nonpaying members from the rights you're able to put together. is there anything you can do as an incentive or leverage to get people to pay if this measure goes through? >> again, the vast majority of our members in right to work states now, a huge majority, do pay their dues. they want to be part of the union. it's just that this is an attack because we herped elect president obama, because we stand up for working people. >> but the question, mr. king -- >> we're not going to allow that to happen. >> are there any measures you can actually take against those that decide to opt out of paying of being a part of your union, that perhaps they won't receive some of the benefits of -- >> you know, honestly, honestly, i'm not interested in excising leverage. we do a great job. we think the great job we do, members will continue to -- the vast majority, 98, 99% will continue to pay their union dues. but we have to understand this. this is part of a nationa
to go on. nicole: we are trend mr. king a little higher, not far off of the line, like apple has been lower and back in the green and helping the tech heavy nasdaq shows in green arrows and been under significant pressure. dow jones industrials crossing the unchanged line again and again, worries about fiscal cliff tomorrow is the all-important jobs report. right now you see the dow up fractionally, up about 10 points. that is the latest on the floor of the stock exchange. was going on at the cme? phil: the day after the biggest gasoline inventory build in 15 years gasoline futures are up, trading close to 0 one month low. they're under a lot fresher this morning not only from that massive amount of supply but the comments out of the ecb and mario draghi. the good news is retail gasoline prices just in time for the holidays should be coming down dramatically. we are here in some areas where they could drop as much as $0.30. if you look at other markets it is not all good news. we are seeing a lot of nervousness in the gold and silver. to my favorite straight shooter, sandra smith. san
is express their discontent. we talked to mr. king with the united auto workers. he said what they're out here to do is take a stand against injustice. i heard a short time ago from the incoming leader of the democratic party, who said all they can really do is make their voices heard. >> now it's official. ladies and gentlemen, the governor of michigan is one greedy nerd and he is one weak geek. and we're not going to take it anymore. he wasn't satisfied with outsourcing thousands of jobs to low wage china when he was on the board of gateway computer. he wants to turn michigan into the same low-wage environment we see in china. >> reporter: as you look at state troopers out here right now, some are equipped with batons. look at their hips. what they have on their hips there are gas masks. you can see some weapons they're carrying. nonlethal weapons that would be used to dispurse the tear gas if it was needed to. as we bring up we heard someone shouting in the background it has been a peaceful demonstration. it has. there was trouble on the first day. eight people were arrested. a little
of retired olympia snowe. he was elected with nearly 53% of the vote. mr. king says he will caucus with the democrats for committee assignments. both chambers of congress are in today for unfinished legislative business including a possible deal on the so-called fiscal deal. the senate is in at 1:00 p.m. eastern to consider two appointments. votes in the senate are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. eastern. majority leader harry reid and minority leader mcconnell have set a deadline of 3:00 when they're planning to convene caucus meetings on a plan for taxes and spending. president obama was on "meet the press" today andy said the pressure is on congress. on friday, he was optimistic after meeting with congressional leaders, but if they cannot come up to an agreement he wants the senate to put in a bill. live coverage bomb the -- of the senate on c-span 2. returning at 2:00 p.m. eastern in the house with boats as early as 6:30 p.m. -- votes as early as 6:30. you can watch a live house coverage iran c-span. more on the fiscal cliff from this morning's "washington journal." host: our topic is
committee. i thank mr. bilirakis. we have worked together on a number of legislative initiatives and i thank him as wls for his service, along with -- as well as his servicers along with chairman king and our democratic ranking member, mr. thompson, for their leadership. it gives me great comfort to be able to come on the floor today and say thank you. even though no one wants to see a homeless hero, a homeless veteran, i spent over the holidays time visiting a number of our centers where homeless veterans are and i can tell you that they are the most giving and charitable persons. many of us will be able to rount on thanksgiving day or depurg -- recount on thanksgiving holiday or during the christmas holiday to be able to serve veterans who unfortunately, not of their own doing, have fallen upon hard times, do not have a place to live and are coming to the various food pantries and food kitchens. it is one of great pleasure to me, not for their condition, but to be able to humbly provide them with a warm meal. this is a commonsense legislative initiative that says to homeless heroes, every
teacher. mrs. rauf would read -- mrs. roth would read the newspaper and the about martin luther king. he was rising in all of that, and the civil rights movement and she exposed us to lot. but i was just a junkie. the time i was 9 years old, i was handing leaflets out for robert kennedy. when i was 10, i made a big decision and broke with the democratic party and went to work for john lindsay who was running for mayor of new york. i went down to the liberal party headquarters and was handing out leaflets on the street corner in new york'. some women thought this was really cute, this little boy and leaflets. and she asked me why. and i made the case and got in early start in my political career. she said this is for you and she hands this box of pastries. i took a back to the liberal headquarters and we opened it up and there were all of these doughnuts and a lot of $10 bills. one of my early lessons in politics -- the district leader grabbed the money and said you can keep the doughnuts. [laughter] >> you and the friend sold bumper stickers for robert kennedy. >> yes. >> and buttons and
it change when mr. carney takes over? is he the right man >> on paper he's a central banker and as i wrote over the weekend, he like governor king has incredible toughness, work ethic, sxermt teaexpertise. but that's not everything. because if that was the case, everything would be wonderful. one would hope the bank of england governor has those qualities. so the question is can he work effectively with the banking vukts. we have a committee structure now for financial policy and for prudential regulation which the bank of canada does not. more importantly, when you say what are they going dto do, the challenges mr. carney faced as governor of the huang of england were frankly much easier. he deserves credit for not messing it up, but you had a commodity economy with good demographics where the banking system was safe because they had already been through a horrendous financial crisis a few years before and had locked everything down. and then capital in-flows. so nothing that bad could happen to the -- i don't mean to make light of his record, but it's a different set of challenges than w
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